They are not fleeing dramatic scenes of battle, but they are just as deracinated as if they were.
Yes: in a deracinated kind of way, that argument makes sense.
He fondly believes that he is becoming a good American when he is only a deracinated cosmopolitan.
And there sat Sarah Gailey, deracinated and captive, to prove how influential a person Hilda was!
It was one of his strong points that he always kept his mental balance even when his most promising theories were deracinated.